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Hayes Raffle

Hayes Raffle is a Ph.D. cadidate in the Tangible Media Group at the MIT Media Lab. He is a practicing artist and designer researching systems and devices that engage people's touch to improve communication, education, and artistic expression.

Before attending the Media Lab, Hayes received a B.A. in fine art (sculpture) at Yale,helped design and develop the award-winning ZOOB® building system and ran his own artand design studio in California. He is the winner of several major design awards and has shown his art in Europe and the United States.

Thesis Defense

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Sculpting Behavior A Tangible Language for Hands-On Play and LearningPh.D. Thesis 2008
The Sound of TouchSIGGRAPH 2007
The Sound of Touch: Physical Manipulation of Digital Sound.CHI 2008 Proceedings 2007
The Sound of TouchCHI 2007 2007
Jabberstamp: Embedding sound and voice in traditional drawingsIDC 2007
Remix and Robo: Improvisational performance and competition with modular robotic building toysSIGGRAPH 2007
Jabberstamp: embedding sound and voice in traditional drawings SIGGRAPH 2007
Remix and Robo: sampling, sequencing and real-time control of a tangible robotic construction systemIDC 2007
Beyond Record and Play: Backpacks: Tangible Modulators for Kinetic BehaviorCHI 2006
Topobo: A Constructive Assembly System with Kinetic MemoryCHI 2004
Topobo: A 3-D Constructive Assembly System with Kinetic MemoryThesis 2004